Cold Noses, the Times-Union’s weekly pet column, features dogs and cats available for adoption at government-run animal shelters in the region.
Some shelters are operating with limitations due to the latest wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Contact individual shelters for more information.
• The St. Johns County Pet Center is located at 130 N. Stratton Road, St. Augustine. Call (904) 209-6190. To see the animals available, go to co.st-johns.fl.us/animalcontrol/petcenter.aspx. Friends of the Central St. Johns County group have shelter cats available for adoption on Saturdays at Pet Smart, 1779 SUS 1 in St. Augustine, facebook.com/fosjcpc.
Reef is a 6 year old male shepherd mix (ID n ° 44040). He loves being around children but doesn’t like cats. He is trained in house and in cash.
Oreo is a 3-year-old domestic short-haired cat (ID n ° 60148). She is affectionate and petite for her age, but what she lacks in size, she makes up for in heart. She gets along with other cats and is trained for the litter box.
• Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services at 2020 Forest St. Call (904) 630-2489 or email [email protected] To see the animals available, go to coj.net/animals Where facebook.com/jaxanimalcare.
Tank is a 3 year old male mixed breed dog of 84 pounds (ID number A1302786). He is tall, strong and super active. He wants to love you everywhere and really wants to play.
Butternut is a 12 year old 8 pound domestic shorthair cat (ID number (A1309175). He is sweet and family oriented with a kind demeanor. He loves to snuggle up and meet children and adults.
• Clay County Animal Services is located at 3984 W. Florida 16, Green Cove Springs. Call (904) 269-6342 or email [email protected] To see the animals available, go to claycountygov.com/community/animal-services Where facebook.com/ClayCtyAnimals.
JC is a 3 year old male mixed breed dog (ID n ° A043253). He is social but low-key and relaxed. He is motivated by treats, gets along with other dogs, walks well on a leash, and can be someone’s constant companion. He is a carrier of the heartworm, but the treatment is sponsored by Friends of Clay County Animals.
Cola is a 2 year old domestic shorthair cat (ID n ° A039062). She is outgoing, sassy, and loves people’s attention, but doesn’t like to be picked up and can be shy around other cats. His favorite things are the views of the windows, the cat, the toy mice and the treats.
Adoptable animals are also available at:
• Nassau County Animal Services, 86078 License Road, Fernandina Beach. Call (904) 530-6150. To see the animals available, go to nassaucountyfl.com/845/Animal-Services Where facebook.com/NassauCountyAnimalServices.
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